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The dict-ified word of the day is presentiment

| source : web1913 | Presentiment \Pre*sen"ti*ment\, n. [Pref. pre- + sentiment: cf. F. pressentiment. See {Presentient}.] Previous sentiment, conception, or opinion; previous apprehension; especially, an antecedent impression or conviction of something unpleasant, distressing, or calamitous, about to happen; anticipation of evil; foreboding. | source : wn | presentiment n : a feeling of evil to come: "a steadily escalating sense of foreboding"; "the lawyer had a presentiment that the judge would dismiss the case" [syn: {foreboding}, {premonition}, {boding}]

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